Today's Sports

  • No. 13 Castle whips Marksmen

    NEWBURGH—Castle’s boys swim team is ranked 13th in the state, and Tell City’s boys probably would not argue with that.
    The Knights won 11 of 12 events to defeat Tell City 123-43 Thursday.
    Justin Peter earned Tell City’s only first place, taking the 100-yard freestyle in 53.70 seconds.
    Peter placed second in the 100 backstroke in 1:04.48.
    Teammate Greg Clayton placed second in the 200 free in 2:03.85 and the 500 free in 5:35.83.
    Trent Benningfield placed second in the 50 free in 28.60 and Yu-Li Ho took third in 31.67.
    Benningfield placed third in the 100 free in 1:07.03.

  • Castle’s depth sinks TC girls

    NEWBURGH—Tell City won six of the 12 events but Castle used its superior depth to beat the Marksmen 113-72 in girls swimming Thursday.
    Castle, ranked 13th in the state, won all three relays as it handed the Marksmen their first loss of the season in a dual meet.
    Erika Hauenstein and Amanda Wagner each won two events for Tell City.
    Hauenstein won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:28.40 and the 500 freestyle in 5:52.00.
    Wagner won the 100 free in 58.02 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:13.79.
    Chelsea Malone won the 50 free in 26.41 and placed second in the 100 backstroke in 1:05.25.

  • PC girls hold off Wolfpack

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Deidra Dickerson and Lavina Schwartz hit some clutch field goals in the last 8:01 as Perry Central overtook Crawford County for a 46-43 PLAC girls basketball victory Thursday.

    Operating effectively inside, Crawford County center Kayla Toney scored seven points in the third quarter to help the Wolfpack build a 33-26 lead.
    Schwartz banked in a 12-footer from the wing at the third-quarter buzzer, though, to start the Commodores’ comeback.
    She hit a three-point shot from the wing with 4:57 left in the game to put them up 38-37.

  • Wilkerson on all-state twice

    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central running back Mikey Wilkerson was named to two Class A all-state football teams last week.

    Offensive tackle Travis James, who was one of Wilkerson’s key blockers, was named to the coaches association’s junior Class A all-state team.
    Wilkerson was one of two running backs named to The Associated Press’ 24-man Class A all-state team by a panel of AP media members Wednesday.
    Then Friday he was one of four running backs selected to the coaches’ 40-player Class A senior all-state team.

  • PC tops Cannelton

    Sports Editor
    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hit four of its first six field-goal attempts in the third quarter and beat Cannelton 62-52 in boys basketball Friday.
    Cannelton outshot the Commodores 52.0 percent to 33.3 percent from the field in the first half.

    The Commodores held a 31-29 halftime lead only because of their 21-13 rebounding advantage, which gave them four baskets directly off rebounds.
    The Bulldogs outrebounded Perry Central 10-4 in the third quarter, though.

  • Tell City 4-4 at Mount Vernon

    MOUNT VERNON—Ryan Henrickson and Jessie Lawalin each went 8-0 to lead Tell City to a 4-4 record in the Turkey Classic wrestling tourney Friday and Saturday.

  • Boonville’s depth sinks Tell City

    TELL CITY—Greg Clayton won four events for Tell City, but Boonville took advantage of the Marksmen’s lack of depth to beat them 80-50 in boys swimming Monday.

  • Tell City sweeps Boonville

    TELL CITY—Tell City won every event for the second meet in a row to crush Boonville 127-53 in girls swimming Monday.

  • Bulldogs defeat Trinity; fall to...

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton made 21 steals and held Whitesville Trinity to 23.5 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Raiders 43-24 in girls basketball Monday.

  • Cougars stop Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Cannelton could not overcome a slow start to the second half in a 60-48 boys basketball loss to McLean County Tuesday.